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Carnival Vista: whole enchilada right now

NEW YORK — At a splashy, “Hey look at us” press conference here in the Big Apple, we saw all the details for Carnival’s newest ship — the… 376 more words


Windstar fleet expansion near completion

Windstar Cruises — yes, that’s the cruise line with the sails — is expanding its fleet from four to six ships in May.

You may recall that, some time ago, … 300 more words


Luxury line enhances cruise program

It’s that time, when cruise lines are kicking off a new year with sale prices and, in some cases, perks that enhance their programs.

For Silversea Cruises, that means 2015 programs that include shore excursions and WiFi. 279 more words


New Regent ship to raise the luxury bar

Jason Montague, the Chief Operating Officer for Regent Seven Seas, has no doubt about having “the most luxurious cruise ship ever built.” He is referring to the 750-passenger… 298 more words


Venice Canal to open again to big ships?

Seatrade Insider was first to report the other day that the Venice Passenger Terminal appeals have been approved by a tribunal, along with other groups that sought to continue allowing bigger ships (96,000 tons) to sail into Venice’s Giudecca Channel. 235 more words


Silversea service, experience impressive

A note from Ports and Bows columnist Phil Reimer: This week’s guest columnist is a colleague of mine who isn’t a fan of mainstream, large-ship cruises but who found her sea legs on one of Silversea’s signature voyages. 744 more words


Miracle to be latest Carnival FunShip

Come March, there are many things you won’t recognize on the Carnival Miracle. She’s heading up to a FunShip 2.0 upgrade, as part of the $500-million program to refresh the ships (12 so far) of the… 298 more words